St Oswald's Pastoral Retreat Centre

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Calendar of Events

Into the Darkness - Sat 8th Apr 2017

A retreat for the beginning of Holy Week.  A time to get ready to follow in the steps of Christ as we remember His passion and death and celebrate His gift of new life.  With Revds Hilary and Nick Benson


Saturday 8th April to Thursday 13th April

Holy Week Triduum and Easter - Thu 13th Apr 2017

A chance to stay at St Oswald's and follow the events of Christ's Passion and Death with the Sisters at St Hilda's Priory


Thursday 13th April to Monday 17th April

House closed - Mon 17th Apr 2017

We are closed to guests from Monday 17th April and will re-open on Monday 24th April.

On the Way 1 - Mon 22nd May 2017

Come and enjoy spring time in North Yorkshire on our popular walkign retreat.  The walks are suitable for those with a moderate level of fitness.  With Sisters OHP and friends


Monday 22nd May to Friday 26th May

Be Inspired! - Mon 19th Jun 2017

Come and have a go at creative writing, art or craft work on our creative week.  It isn't a silent retreat, but rather a time of exploration, play, prayer and reflection.  With Rita Readman, Revd Robert Shooter and Sisters OHP


Monday 19th June to Driday 23rd June

Individually Guided Retreat - Sat 1st Jul 2017

With Sr Janet Elizabeth OHP, Coral Spencer TOHP and Revd John Hall Matthews.


Saturday 1st July to Saturday 8th July

House Closed - Mon 17th Jul 2017

We are closed to guests from Monday 17th July and re-open on Saturday 12th August

Holiday Week - Sat 12th Aug 2017

Use St Oswald's as the perfect base for exploring the nearby towns and villages of the North York Moors, or just take advantage of the art room, the library and the gardens.


Saturday 12th August to Saturday 19th August.

On the Way 2 - Mon 4th Sep 2017

A second opportunity to spend some quiet time walking around the beautiful North York Moors as summer moves into autumn.  With the Sisters OHP


Monday 9th September to Friday 8th September

Words of Life - Fri 20th Oct 2017

Spend a quiet weekend exploring the anicent monastic practice of Lectio Divina or Sacred Reading.  With Sisters OHP


Friday 20th October to Sunday 22nd October

Advent Retreat - Fri 24th Nov 2017

A quiet weekend of poetry, music and craftwork to help us prepare for Christmas.  With Rita Readman and Sisters OHP


Friday 24th November to Sunday 26th November

Individually Guided Retreat - Sat 6th Jan 2018

With guidance from Sr Janet Elizabeth OHP, Coral Spencer TOHP and Revd Gillian Cornish


Saturday 6th January to Saturday 13th January